Florilegium. Royal College of Physicians. - 2018< back
Botanical drawing and watercolour depicting Papaver Rhoeas, "poppy".
This botanical illustration will be part of the illustrated reissue of the first Pharmacopeia Londinensis (PL). A Florilegium with botanical illustrations and descriptions of their uses as taken from the original translation of the PL by Nicholas Culpeper, the Physical Directory (1649).It will commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Royal College of Physicians (London) and the 400th anniversary of the college's publication of Britain's first pharmacopeia,The Pharmacopeia Londinensis (PL).